Dog Friendly Hiking Trails in Commack, NY

There are 27 dog-friendly hiking trails within 20 miles of Commack. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Commack.

Pet Friendly Gardiner County Park
Gardiner County Park Gardiner County Park is a pet-friendly spot in Bay Shore, NY. Bring Fido to the many on-leash trails that take you to the water and offer waste stations and a doggie water fountain. There are 231 acres to explore at this nature-oriented public park. See Details
Pet Friendly Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Theodore Roosevelt loved animals, and dogs are as welcome at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in Oyster Bay, NY, where he lived. Explore more than 80 dog-friendly acres of forests, salt marshes, and meadows on trails and boardwalks with your pup. Although your furry friend cannot enter any buildings, they are welcome throughout the grounds. There's even a nature trail to the beach, so your pup can dip his toes in the water. Just remember Fido must be leashed at all times. See Details
Sherwood Island State Park Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, CT welcomes leashed dogs in the off-season from October 1st to April 14th. This public recreation area can be found on the shore of Long Island Sound and offers swimming, fishing and dog-friendly trails. Pets are not allowed in the park during the summer season from April 15th through September 30th. See Details
Stump Pond Loop Trail Stump Pond Loop Trail is an easy 6.1-mile pet-friendly hike in Blydenburgh County Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido in Smithtown, NY. This beautiful spot is great for all ages and abilities. Horses also share this trail at the headwaters of the Nissequogue River, and it leads through forests and a freshwater pond. Dogs must be leashed. See Details
Belmont Lake State Park Belmont Lake State Park is a pet-friendly spot in West Babloyn, NY. Carll's Creek and Belmont Lake bisect this 463-acre day-use park. Dogs are welcome on the paths that wind around this recreation area. Please note your furry friends aren't allowed in the picnic or playground areas during your visit. See Details
Cold Spring Harbor State Park Cold Spring Harbor State Park is a pet-friendly spot in New York. The park comprises 40 acres of hilly terrain that offer scenic vistas of the Cold Spring Harbor. Take your pooch for a walk through mixed hardwood forests on various trails. Leashed pups are welcome as long as they are cleaned up after. See Details
Kings Park Bluff Kings Park Bluff is pet-friendly. Bring your leashed pooch to this iconic local hangout for unrivalled views across the serene river and sound. Dog owners are reminded to clean up any mess that is left behind. Kings Park Bluff can be accessed every day of the week from sunrise to sunset. See Details
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is pet-friendly. Bring your pooch along to explore 12 miles of garden trails and wander around the Bartlett, a living classroom for people and dogs to experience and enjoy nature. They offer an enchanting environment, where you can explore the grounds with your pup, research a particular variety of plant or attend an event. Their trails will take you through beautiful gardens, past champion trees, and into native Connecticut habitats, alongside colonial stonewalls and over pristine wetlands. Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open every day of the week from dawn until dusk. See Details
Lakeland County Park Lakeland County Park is a 70 acre, fully accessible park facility designed for the disabled and their families. Leashed dogs are welcome on the nature trail-boardwalk over the head-waters of the Connetquot River, affording unique views of wetlands, vegetation, waterfowl and wildlife. Office and restrooms are open Memorial Day to Labor Day. See Details
Cordwood Landing Cordwood Landing is a dog-friendly park in the heart of the Miller Place historic district in New York. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore this spectacular property with extensive hiking trails and access to the Long Island Sound. See Details
Mill Pond Park & Preserve Leashed dogs are welcome to explore trails at Mill Pond Park & Preserve in Wantagh, NY. Fido can accompany you along the 1.5 mile trail around the pond, and the side trails into the woods. Mill Pond Park & Preserve is a long and narrow 54-acre preserve with a large pond that draws numerous native waterfowl, along with nature trails that wind through a wet woodland with red maple, coast pepperbush and skunk cabbage. See Details
Makamah Nature Preserve Originally called Crab Meadow Park East Watershed, the Makamah Nature Preserve contains dry and wet woodlands, as well as marsh. The preserve is available for hiking, bird watching, dog walking (on leash). It has been reported that 94 species of birds have been recorded in and around the property and that the park is prime habitat for owls and woodpeckers. The park contains heavily wooded hills with one rising to 60 feet in its center and others rising to 100 feet. See Details
Walt Whitman Trail The dog-friendly Walt Whitman Trail is a historic hike at West Hills County Park that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido in Melville, NY. Aside from the moderate climb to the 400-foot Jaynes Hill, this hike is relatively flat. Horses also frequent this park; you should watch out for them as you hike. See Details
Sunken Meadow State Park Dogs are allowed in undeveloped areas only of Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park, NY. Offering one of the most stunning views of the Long Island Sound with Connecticut in the distance, the park has a wide range of topography that sustains a variety of flora and fauna. Dogs must be leashed. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches. Sunken Meadow State Park is open daily. See Details
Mead Memorial Park Pet-friendly Mead Memorial Park welcomes leashed dogs at this favorite neighborhood spot in New Canaan, CT. Featuring a large pond, trails, picnic benches, shaded areas, a seasonal cafe and water fountains, you and Fido are sure to enjoy a great afternoon. See Details
Heckscher Park Bring Fido for a relaxing afternoon at the pet-friendly Heckscher Park in historic Huntington, NY. The charming park features lots of green space among the stone-lined Huntington Lake. Take a stroll with your pup on the paved walkways, relax at a bench by the water, or have a picnic on the lawn. Dogs are welcome as long as they're leashed. Convenient parking is nearby. See Details
Nissequogue River State Park Nissequogue River State Park is a pet-friendly recreational spot in Kings Park, NY. Your leashed pup can join you as you explore the area. You'll come across an abandoned asylum with over 100 buildings with history and hiking trails that provide scenic views of the river. The park also has a canoe and kayak launch, interpretive signs, guided tours, and bird-watching opportunities. See Details
Bethpage Bikeway The Bethpage Bikeway is a multi-use trail that's a great place to walk Fido on a leash in Old Bethpage! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Bethpage Bikeway. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only.

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Eisenhower Park A 930-acre of open space and recreation in the heart of Nassau County, Eisenhower Park is one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area – larger, in fact, than Central Park. The park offers a full range of athletic and family activities, including swimming, a major golf facility, dozens of athletic fields and courts, picnic areas, summertime entertainment, playgrounds, fitness trails and more. Leashed dog walking is designated in the east side of Park Boulevard. See Details
Dix Hills Park Fitness Trail Dix Hills Park Fitness Trail is a dog-friendly path through Dix Hills Park Golf Course in Dix Hills, NY. Leashed dogs are welcome to walk with you for a casual stroll. An adjoining unpaved trail along the outskirts of the golf course is a longer route which takes you past Dix Hills Park Pool and Clark Gillies Arena (Dix Hills Ice Rink). See Details
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